cape elizabeth engagement photographer | a dog, a sunset and a whole lotta love at kettle cove

I could photograph engagement sessions all day long.  Really I could.  I love working with couples whose love for each other knows no bounds, and whose connection is so very strong with the anticipation of starting their future together.  It’s always fun, it’s always special, and it’s always — always — so meaningful.  It’s an honor to share this special time with these newly engaged couples. That they put their trust in me to document their very own magic is so thrilling to me!  I am always humbled.

This sweet, lovely couple’s session was no different.  The bride-to-be is from the midwest and wanted the session to convey all that Maine has to offer so that the folks back home could get a feel for where she lives now.  We had a hard time deciding where to do the session because there are so many beautiful options!  (Oh, and did I already say how lucky we are who live in Maine for that very reason?)  So this session is actually a three-location session.  Our first stop was behind a lovely little church in Scarborough where we knew there would be some spectacular foliage.

 

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I mean, how handsome is this couple???  Next, we moved on down the road to Kettle Cove in Cape Elizabeth for another Maine experience.  This beautiful spot has it all — woods, ocean, sand, and a rocky shore ….

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And then when they told me they had a dog?  My little bit of heaven just got a little brighter!  Bring your fur-legged bestie, please!!!!

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At the end of the session, we were in the perfect spot for a killer sunset.  It was a wonderful way to end the evening.

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There’s more to this session so stay tuned for Part II!

“What if I told you I know someone who thinks you’re the center of the universe?”

-Kol Anderson, Once Broken

 

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Jane is an intimate wedding, elopement and engagement photographer who relishes the opportunity to capture love.  Contact jane at jane@janeberger.com for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


maine landscape photographer | eeking out the last bit of fall at pineland farms

A week ago, after a session with a sweet little 4 month old, I decided to take a drive around and see what was left of the fall foliage.  Much to my delight, there were quite a few leaves left on the trees and still a lot of vibrant color.

You should know that this is what I absolutely LOVE to do!  I am so happy when I drive around with my camera, stop wherever I want, photograph whatever I like, and bask in the glory of mother nature and the beauty we are lucky enough to have bestowed upon us.  This feeds my soul, and I love sharing it with you.

Anyhow, I ended up at Pineland Farms — a beautiful campus of buildings and barns surrounded by a white fence that goes on for years.  It’s gorgeous this time of year!  And what first caught my eye on this vast amount of green land was a big, beautiful horse, running back and forth clearly enjoying the last of the fall weather (at least in my mind, he was!).  It felt so Norman Rockwell, I had to stop.  And when you see the following images, you’ll know why I think he was enjoying the day …. I’m pretty sure he put on a show for me!  horses_0003

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And then he was done and it was time for both of us to  move on.  But I confess, I could have watched him all day!

I ran into a few sheep …

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Stopped at a little park I was passing  ….

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A few sights on a country road …

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And the wheat blowing in the wind was gorgeous!

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So just because, here are a few more foliage images … beautiful, colorful, and so picturesque!

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And there you have it.  Thanks for reading through and sharing this journey with me!

“A horse is the projection of peoples’ dreams about themselves–strong, powerful, beautiful–and it has the capability of giving us escape from our mundane existence.”

– Pam Brown

 

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Jane is a photographer specializing in elopement and intimate weddings and lifestyle sessions, who also enjoys wandering with her camera to capture the beauty of our world.  For more information, please contact jane at jane@janeberger.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


portland, maine family lifestyle photographer | ferry to peaks island on a summer afternoon

The leaves are falling from the trees and there’s a chill is in the air.  That makes this a perfect time to take a walk down memory lane, to a time when the air was warmer and the closet was full of open-toed sandals.  *sigh*

But first, I first met these folks several years ago when I was photographing their home to sell.  They were warm and engaging, and I knew almost immediately that I’d love to hang out with them, get to know them a little better, and photograph this beautiful family.

So we planned a short trip, stayed local, and had great fun while I was able to capture this sweet family’s love, laughter, and spirited personalities!

The afternoon was warm and cheery — perfect for a ferry ride out to Peaks Island.  We boarded the ferry (Casco Bay Ferry Lines) and began our mini adventure!

Casco Bay Ferry

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It really was such a pretty day for a ferry ride on Casco Bay!

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Our first stop was the ice cream shop on the corner and we were in a hurry because, really, who doesn’t LOVE ice cream??

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We grabbed a handful of bubble gum for later use and took a stroll down the street of this quaint, beautiful Maine island.

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And for the rest of the time, we just played, explored, and had fun!  Are these kids gorgeous or what?

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This was such a fun few hours.  I especially love the candids that captures their closeness, joy and love!

Family is not an important thing … it’s everything.

–michael j. fox

 

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jane is a lifestyle photographer who delights in capturing the connections between people who love.  Contact jane at 207-730-1894 for more information.